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Giraffes Silently Slip Onto the Endangered Species List Years of habitat destruction and poaching have reduced giraffe numbers by 30 percent, placing them in the vulnerable category for the first time

www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/11/14/giraffes-risk...

Giraffes are at risk of extinction with some subspecies now listed as ‘critically endangered’ for the first time. The latest International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of ...

www.reference.com/pets-animals/giraffes-endangered-84ae...

Why Are Giraffes Endangered? Home Pets & Animals Mammals Giraffes The giraffe, or giraffa camelopardalis, is endangered due to habitat loss, the breaking up of habitat areas, the lack of suitability in existing habitats, poaching and new human population growth.

wildlifeact.com/blog/giraffe-new-endangered-species

What is the conservation status of giraffe? Conservationists were therefore taken aback to discover in 2016 that giraffes have undergone a 40% decline in numbers over the past thirty years, leading to a change in the classification of their global conservation status from “Least concern” to “Vulnerable” (IUCN Red Data List).

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Giraffe conservation status. Giraffes can still be found in 21 African countries, and in zoos in almost every part of the world. In the wild, they can be found in a number of differently protected areas, from government-run national parks to private or communal lands.

earthfirstjournal.org/newswire/2018/03/27/giraffes-now-on...

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature, the body that administers the world’s official endangered species list, announced yesterday that it was moving the giraffe from a species of Least Concern to Vulnerable status in its Red List of Threatened Species report. That means the ...

giraffeconservation.org/giraffe-conservation-status

In 2016 the IUCN completed the first detailed assessment of the conservation status of giraffe, revealing that their numbers are in peril. This was further emphasised when the majority of the IUCN recognised subspecies were assessed in 2018 – some as Critically Endangered.While this update further confirms the real threat to one of Africa’s most charismatic megafauna, it also highlights a ...

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Two of the nine subspecies of giraffe are currently endangered: the West African Giraffe or Nigerian Giraffe ( Giraffacamelopardalis peralta ), and the Rothschild's Giraffe( Giraffa camelopardalis ...

www.indiatoday.in/education-today/gk-current-affairs/story/...

Giraffe subspecies which got a status upgrade. Even though the Kordofan giraffe and the Nubian giraffe are now critically endangered, the West African and the Rothschild's giraffe species have seen an increase in their numbers, leading to an upgrade in their conservation status.

giraffeconservation.org/facts

13 fascinating giraffe facts; Are there different types of giraffe? How many giraffe are there and are they ‘Endangered’? Evolution, taxonomy and scientific classification; What are the main threats to giraffe? Why are their numbers declining? What are the closest relatives of giraffe? Starting Life as a Giraffe; How long do giraffe live ...